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Assistant/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
UAE University

  • Dec. 26, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
  • College of Business
  • UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • Mar. 25, 2018
  • Aug. 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Entrepreneurship
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The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a faculty position in entrepreneurship within the College of Business and Economics (CBE).

The CBE has been accredited by AACSB since 2000. Candidates are expected to have:
- a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise that will result in publishing his/her research findings in refereed journals
- the ability to actively engage in promoting the growth of the Business Administration program and the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the UAEU through personal outreach and outreach with students to entrepreneurial firms as well as larger organizations.

The application package should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed resume, (3) names of at least three references with contact information, (4) research statement, (5) teaching statement that includes a list of courses taught, and (6) outreach statement detailing previous work individually or with students in support of entrepreneurship in the community and region and/or academic profession and how this experience might be used to build a program at UAEU. English is the language of instruction and communication within the CBE.

A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children’s schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free healthcare insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity. The University also offers an engaging research environment and provides opportunities for financial support for research. Research funding can also be sought from national foundations in the UAE.

To apply, visit UAEU’s website and attach all the required documents to the website.
Minimum Qualification: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or a doctorate degree in entrepreneurship, or in a related field, preferably from an AACSB-accredited school. Candidates should also have research and outreach experience in the area of entrepreneurship and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship courses. All candidates that expect to obtain their Ph.D. or doctorate degree prior to Spring 2018 are welcome to apply.

Preferred Qualification: Professional and industry experience in entrepreneurship.
Rank /Experience/Skill Set: Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates must be active researchers and have a strong record of scholarly excellence. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or a doctorate (granted or nearly completed), a thorough knowledge of entrepreneurship theory and practice, a commitment to applied research, and a commitment to community and regional outreach individually or with students to promote entrepreneurial activities. Faculty members are expected to advise students; provide service to the university, college, department, and community; and conduct research and publish in their fields.

  • The UAE University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity. Women, minorities, and members of all groups are encouraged to join the University.

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Younes Hamdouch
    College of Business
    UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • 0097157135212


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